Americans may not realize how their country's internal political strife is being interpreted by other nations and the leaders of those nations.
What if you held an election and nobody showed up to cover it? That's what the 2014 midterms were like in much of the country.
On Friday's "Real Time," Bill Maher took on Russell Brand and a big portion of the American public who don’t believe voting makes a difference.
This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: Rory Fanning's extraordinary journey, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's come-apart and California's rebellious blue streakcom/avbooth/category/truthdig_radio/" title="Truthdig Radio">Truthdig Radio: Rory Fanning's extraordinary journey, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's come-apart and California's rebellious blue streak.
Republicans are celebrating. In less than two months they will hold a majority in the U.S. Senate and in the House of Representatives.
No runoff will be needed to declare one unambiguous winner in this month's gubernatorial elections: the financial services industry.
All is not lost. Change has happened in the past, against severe resistance, three times since the Civil War.
The president blames himself for the Democrats' big losses Election Day. I respectfully disagree.
One of the most important -- and generally overlooked -- results of last week’s midterm election was Republican success in increasing control of state legislatures.One of the most important—and generally overlooked—results of last week’s midterm election was Republican success in increasing control of state legislatures.